from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A letter or character used as an abbreviation.
- noun An abridgment; a compendium.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun obsolete An abbreviation; an abbreviated state or form.
- noun An abridgment; a compendium or abstract.
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This letter is the initial of the word _Jehovah_, or _Ihoh_, as I have already stated, and is constantly to be met with in Hebrew writings as the symbol or abbreviature of
"Dizionario di abbreviature latine ed italiane" (Milan, 1899).
A very useful work for all Latin abbreviations is that of CAPELLI, Dizionario delle abbreviature latine ed italiane (Milan,